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Ill health forces Dutch Olympian to halt long-distance swim

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Maarten van der Weijden beat leukemia and went on to win an Olympic gold swimming medal in Beijing, but even his powers of endurance weren't enough to complete his latest challenge.

SEATTLEPI.COM - 2018-08-20 13:12:18

Funeral home: Motown Funk Brother fret man Eddie Willis dies

DETROIT (AP) — A funeral home director says Eddie Willis, a key session guitarist for Motown Records, has died at his Mississippi home.

SEATTLEPI.COM - 2018-08-20 21:00:57

7 of the biggest financial problems millennials face that their parents didn't

Some ofmillennials'most critical money problems arestudent loan debt, inflating living costs, unexpected expenses, and needing to save more for life milestones.

SEATTLEPI.COM - 2018-08-19 01:57:00

Poor air quality means burn ban in area

Wildfire smoke particles mean poor air quality in the area, so the Northwest Clean Air Agency has called a Stage 1 air quality burn ban for Skagit, Island and Whatcom counties.The ban, which started at 8 a.m. Monday, remains in effect until further notice.No outdoor burning is allowed, including res

ANACORTES AMERICAN - 2018-08-20 17:55:00

Thrill seekers turn dangerously high Olympic bridge into must-have for selfies

It’s just one of the 13,196 photos posted to Instagram bearing the hashtag,#VanceCreekBridge.


Construction projects continue as Liberty student return to campus

LYNCHBURG, VA. (WSET) -- College kids are headed back to school this week, and those at Liberty University may notice some major changes since last semester.

WSET - 2018-08-20 18:14:50

After R. Kelly's Eviction, a Lawsuit: Here's Why Past Homes Still Haunt Him

Remember those two houses Kelly was renting in Duluth, GA, where in 2017 he was accused of running a sex cult? And how, in December, those homes were trashed in a burglary by R. Kelly's "friend"Alfonso Walker, who eventually turned himself in? Kelly wasevicted from these propertiesin February, altho

SEATTLEPI.COM - 2018-08-20 21:00:00

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Game' game

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HASTINGS TRIBUNE - 2018-08-20 03:13:11

Searches in Tumwater, Rochester turn up $54K worth of drugs

Authorities in Thurston County say they seized more than $54,000 worth of drugs Friday as part of a drug trafficking investigation.Starting at about 6 a.m. Friday, members of the Thurston County Narcotics Task Force executed search warrants at 5931 191st Ave. SW in Rochester and 6717 Henderson Boule


Lacey seeks emergency resolution after Hogum Bay Road damaged by water

After a water valve malfunctioned on Wednesday, it caused “major water supply disruptions” to businesses in the area and damaged more than 200 feet of the road between 31st Avenue and Hogum Bay Lane,according to city information.

OLYMPIAN - 2018-08-19 11:19:00

Questions surround Olympia woman’s death. ‘All I know is that my sister is gone.’

More than 10 days after an Olympia woman was found unconscious on Division Street Northwest, police are under fire for the pace of their investigation into what happened as well as her subsequent death.Yvonne McDonald, 56, wasfound on the morning of Aug. 7lying in the yard of a home on the 900 block


String of gruesome cat killings disturb Thurston County | 1170 KPUG-AM

Tags: Animals, cats, Lacey, Law Enforcement, Olympia, pets, Serial Killer, Thurston County, TumwaterStory © 2018 KGMI - Images © 2018 KGMI


Samsung just unveiled its first smart speaker, the Galaxy Home, to take on Amazon, Google, and Apple

Samsung announced its first smart speaker, the Galaxy Home, during an event in Brooklyn, New York, on Thursday.The Galaxy Home will be powered by Samsung's artificial-intelligence voice assistant, Bixby, for voice commands.More details are expected in November during the Samsung Developer Conference

SEATTLEPI.COM - 2018-08-19 01:20:00

Winning numbers drawn in 'Match 4' game

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DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2018-08-20 03:13:10

Elon Musk used to fly 'a Russian fighter jet' while founding SpaceX and Tesla and raising his kids

But in addition to launching two of the world's most famous startups, Musk also devoted some cash to his love of aviation. He purchased aPiper Meridiansingle-engine turboprop, a two-engineCessna Citation CJ2corporate jet, and a high-speed military jet called the Aero Vodochody L-39 Albatros.

SEATTLEPI.COM - 2018-08-19 13:26:00

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto' game

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DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2018-08-19 03:46:14

Port of Olympia hires consultant to help find next executive director

The Port of Olympia has hired Karras Consulting to help the port find its next executive director after former director, Ed Galligan,agreed to resignin May. He was put onpaid administrative leavein April.The interim executive director is Rudy Rudolph, who also is the port’s longtime airport director

OLYMPIAN - 2018-08-19 13:28:00

Man found shot to death at boat launch west of Olympia

MONTESANO, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Hoquiam man for investigation of murder after another man was found shot to death at a boat launch west of Olympia.Grays Harbor Sheriff's Office Chief Criminal Deputy Brad Johansson says the body of 35-year-old Andrew Detwiler was found Thursday ne


The Big Leap from the Garage: Q&A for Homebrewers

"Not every homebrewer is looking to make the jump into professional brewing, but lots of homebrewers seem plenty interested in learning more about how that leap happens. Come hang out with Obec Head Brewer Wayne Jehlik, and let him regale you with stories about how he made the transition -- from a $

THE STRANGER - 2018-08-20 06:30:00

Brush Fire Along SR 16 Stopping Traffic

Lanes 1 and 2 are blocked Eastbound SR16 just east of Jackson for a brush fire. Troopers on scene advised the flames are close to 12ft high!pic.twitter.com/zXnHkF0Eg7— Trooper Johnna Batiste (@wspd1pio)August 17, 2018